Novatel Wireless’ CDMA2000 1X M2M Module Certified on the Aeris Cellular Network

  Novatel Wireless’ CDMA2000 1X M2M Module Certified on the Aeris Cellular

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- April 15, 2013

Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent
wireless solutions, today announced that it has received technical approval
for its machine-to-machine (M2M) CDMA2000® 1X Enabler® HS 3001 module on Aeris
Communications’ network. The Enabler HS 3001 is ideal for markets such as
security, alarm, telemetry, asset tracking, POS, mHealth, AVL and AMI/AMR
looking for high reliability. The module support CDMA 800 and 1900 MHz and
rich on-board N4A™ Communications and Management Software (CMS) agent to
provide speedy market introduction of M2M deployments on Aeris’ network. With
device and service management on board, Novatel Wireless assists customers
with rapid and easy activation, deployment, maintenance and day-to-day
operation in one single, robust, secure and scalable platform.

“We have been very pleased with the market share we have garnered since
introducing our new CDMA2000 1X M2M module last year,” said Joe Peterson, VP
of M2M Sales at Novatel Wireless. “Our sales pipeline continues to grow and we
are excited to expand the carrier options for our M2M customers and now offer
our 1X module on the Aeris network.”

Aeris Communications, which owns and operates the only cellular network
designed and built exclusively for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
commented, “The Novatel Wireless’ M2M embedded module is a superlative product
and works seamlessly on our network,” says Mark Cratsenburg, Vice President,
Sales & Marketing at Aeris Communications.

With the certification of the Enabler HS 3001 module, a series of related
integrated M2M mobile tracking devices from Novatel Wireless are also ready to
be deployed on the Aeris Communication network. Cratsenburg continued, “Both
the CDMA2000 1X module and Novatel Wireless’ integrated devices have
plug-and-play capabilities with easy integration directly with enterprises,
OEM and ASPs will provide not only a simple solution but also rapid time to
market and fast ROIs for our customers.”

Continuing the proven design of the Enfora Enabler series, the Enabler HS 3001
is a low power platform that delivers small size and industry-leading
performance, reliable connectivity, and device intelligence needed for today’s
demanding M2M applications. The flexible, modular architecture delivers
simpler, faster development and deployment of applications, keeping
enterprises connected to business-critical data anywhere, anytime with the
following benefits:

  *A common 100-pin connector form factor available across multiple
  *Support of essential features:

       *Voice (Optional)
       *Packet Data TCP/IP and UDP/IP software stack with Packet Assembler
       *Compatible footprint across all our modules
       *Dimensions: 28 x 25 x 4.5 mm
       *FOTA enabled
       *Board-to-board RF electrical interface
       *Supports UART and USB interfaces.
       *Optional Integration with CMS solution for quick development and

The Enabler HS 3001 is commercially available today. For more information
please visit


Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of
intelligent wireless solutions based on 2G, 3G and 4G technologies. The
company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors,
retailers, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Product lines include MiFi®
Intelligent Mobile Hotspots, Ovation™ USB modems, Expedite® embedded modules,
Enfora® Mobile Tracking Solutions, Enfora Asset Tracking Solutions, and
Enabler® smart M2M modules. These innovative products provide anywhere,
anytime communications solutions for consumers and enterprises. Headquartered
in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more
information please visit (NVTLG)

This release may contain forward-looking statements, which are made pursuant
to the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended to date. These forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors
could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements contained herein. These factors include risks
relating to technological changes, new product introductions, continued
acceptance of Novatel Wireless' products and dependence on intellectual
property rights. These factors, as well as other factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially, are discussed in more detail in Novatel
Wireless' filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
(available at and other regulatory agencies.

(C) 2013 Novatel Wireless. All rights reserved. The Novatel Wireless name and
logo, N4A and Enabler are trademarks of Novatel Wireless, Inc. Other product
or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective

About Aeris Communications

Aeris Communications owns and operates the largest North American cellular
network designed exclusively for machines. This enables Aeris Communications
to deliver the reliability, flexibility, control, and efficiencies that
machines demand. From telematics to medical devices to remote machines, Aeris’
customers enjoy solutions tuned for high performance and mission-critical

Aeris Communications is more than just a network provider. We encourage our
customers to use machine-to-machine technology in unique and innovative ways.
We make it our mission to understand our customers’ present and future goals
in order to deliver intelligent, M2M solutions.

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Charlotte Rubin
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